December 28, 2012 - 8:00am
Celebrate the end of 2012 -- for real this time -- in style as New Year's Eve rolls into Louisville and Southern Indiana. Whether you opt for flapper dresses, '50s pin-up, or contemporary cocktail attire, this idea guide will provide the inspiration you need to look your best as the ball drops.
We have arrived at the twilight of 2012’s brief life, though we need not mourn for this year, for it lived a full life. Whether it was out campaigning with President Barack Obama, paying final respects to Larry Hagman and Neil Armstrong, or landing curious robots on Mars while...
November 21, 2012 - 8:00am
Thinking of braving the mass hysteria of Black Thanksgiving/Black Friday? Why? If you do plan to go, however, you'll need the perfect war ensemble for this, the darkest of all shopping holidays.
2012 marks the moment where Black Friday, the official celebration of waiting in line at midnight to buy cheap goods for no real reason than to do so, pulled Thanksgiving into its event horizon, transmuting a once-traditional family holiday into Black Thanksgiving.Beginning at 8 p.m. local...
October 22, 2012 - 7:28pm
The third night of Waterfront Fashion Week brought punk rock and romance down the runway, along with a fair bit of minimalism, and dreams of paradise. Want to see what you've missed? Then this piece is for you.
The third night of Waterfront Fashion Week brought punk rock and romance to the runway, along with minimalist styles and dreams of paradise. The night's event kicked off with boutique shows from Boutique Serendipity, Rodes and Sara Simpson.Boutique Serendipity heavily featured minimalist swaths...
September 21, 2012 - 7:00am
Want to know what trends to consider from the runways of the Spring/Summer 2013 fashion week season? Look no further, as I guide you through some of the more interesting ideas to consider for your closet in the coming months.
From the runways of Louisville's Best Dressed to those of London, the Spring/Summer 2013 fashion week season promises many interesting ideas to consider for your closet in the coming months, along with trends that have stayed with us for the past few trips down the catwalk. Allow me to...
December 10, 2010 - 1:35pm
Gift ideas for every wish list
This article appears in the December 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.The Intellectual: Ricky L. Jones, Professor of Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville